Sunday, April 3, 2022

Schuylkill County Obituaries for April 3rd, 2022


Skook News Obituaries: April 3rd, 2022

Obituaries published from the Schuylkill County area. 


Kevin G. Melocheck Sr,
“Peck”, 64, of Ashland passed away Saturday morning at home.

He was born on December 10, 1957 in Pottsville and was the son of the Elizabeth “Babe” (Guidas) and the late Eugene “Jeep” Melocheck Sr.

He was a graduate of Tri Valley High School Class of 1976.

Kevin was of the Catholic faith.

He was the husband of the late Donna M. (Clark) Melocheck who passed in 2018.

Kevin was self-employed in the trucking and coal business. He was the owner of Kevin Melocheck Trucking Inc.

He was a member of Ashland Gun & Country Club and Pine Grove Fish & Game. Kevin enjoyed hunting, fishing, pigeons, and spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, he preceded in death by; father Eugene; nephew “Little” John Wilson; nephew Andrew Oxenrider.

Kevin is survived by; son Kevin “P.J.” Melocheck Jr. husband of Amber, Hegins; daughter Amy Wehry husband of David, Ashland; brother Eugene Melocheck Jr. husband of Sharlene, Ephrata; sister Tina Wilson wife of John, Ashland; brother Kenny Melocheck husband of Cindy, Ashland; sister Elizabeth “Annie” Oxenrider wife of John, Pitman.

He is also survived by; 6 grandchildren Callie, Faith, Wes, Charlotte Melocheck & Alivia, David Wehry; many nieces and nephews; his buddy Nikko.

A viewing for family and friends will be held on April 8th at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 1115 Walnut St, Ashland PA 17921 from 9-11 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 AM in the church. Interment at St. Mauritius Cemetery, Ashland will take place at a later date.

For more information or to extend online condolences visit . Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc, 901 Centre St. Ashland, PA 17921 has been entrusted with the arrangements.


William F. Booth
, 55, of Lost Creek, passed away on Friday, April 1st, 2022, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital – Schuylkill East in Pottsville.

Born in Philadelphia, on August 16th, 1966, he was the son of the late Robert and Madeline (McGraw) Booth.

William loved to ride motorcycles, but above all else, he adored spending time with his grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Donna Rizzo.

He leaves behind his wife of 37 years, Sandra (Dinofa) Booth, 3 daughters, Carissa Nestor with Ray – Ringtown, Jessica Booth – Frackville, and Brianna Booth – Frackville, 1 brother, Robert Booth with Tracey – New Jersey, and his 6 grandchildren, Kaydence, Kyleigh, Raymond, Lucca, Aubrey, and Alanna, along with nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations in William’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society (

Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, Shenandoah are entrusted with the arrangements.


Leonard P. Pryzbylik, 70, of Shenandoah, passed away on Thursday, March 31st at his home.

Born in Pattersonville on October 21st, 1951, he was the son of the late Leonard and Anna (Michalowski) Pryzbylik.

Leonard was a 1969 graduate of North Schuylkill High School and then attended Penn State Hazleton. He worked as a machinist for many years and in his spare time, he loved to go fishing.

Besides his parents, he was preceded by 1 brother, Andrew Pryzbylik and 1 sister, Madalyn James.

He leaves behind a daughter, Alexandria Bakerofskie with Adam – Ashland, a sister, Joann Bastian – Camp Hill, a granddaughter, Angela Pryzbylik with Jake Katalinas, 2 nephews, Dave and John Stoudt, a niece, Anna James, a great niece, Dinah James, and his companion, Rose Zelinski.

A visitation for family and friends will take place on Thursday evening, April 7th, from 6 to 8pm at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah. Burial will be strictly private at the convenience of the family.


These obituaries are being  brought to by

Anthony Urban Law Offices. P.C.

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